China’s first national long-distance medical consultation and diagnosis network for children’s diseases was established at the Children’s Hospital of Fudan University today.
The first-of-its-kind medical consultation and diagnosis network for children’s diseases covers all 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions on the mainland with over 4,500 medical facilities for remote group consulting, surgery broadcast, patient checking, plus education and research.
Dr Huang Guoying, president of the Children’s Hospital of Fudan University, which heads the network: “Through this network, all domestic medical facilities can enjoy high-quality medical resources and boost overall medical development.”
Officials said the network will pay more attention to medical facilities in rural areas and grassroots hospitals to provide regular courses to medical staff there on the latest theories, technologies and medical plans to benefit more children.
In the meantime, Shanghai is enhancing the development of the grassroots medicine and health service system and introduction of general practitioners.